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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jean-Pascal Tricoire

56 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Emmanuel Babeau

52 2013 Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Finance and Legal Affairs, Member of the Executive Committee

Leo Apotheker

65 2014 Vice Chairman, Independent Lead Director

Anette Clayton

55 Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain; Executive Vice-President, North America Operations; Member of the Executive Committee

Chris Leong

Executive Vice President, Global Marketing; Member of the Executive Committee

Olivier Blum

Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources; Member of the Executive Committee

Frederic Abbal

2018 Executive Vice President, Services, Member of the Executive Committee

Herve Coureil

48 2018 Executive Vice President, Digital, Member of the Executive Committee

Philippe Delorme

48 2018 Executive Vice President, Energy Management, Member of the Executive Committee

Barbara Frei

Executive Vice President, Europe Operations, Member of the Executive Committee

Peter Herweck

Executive Vice President, Industrial Automation; Member of the Executive Committee

Christel Heydemann

45 Executive Vice President France Operations, Member of the Executive Committee

Emmanuel Lagarrigue

2018 Executive Vice President, Innovation, Member of the Executive Board

Leonid Mukhamedov

2018 Executive Vice President, Strategy, Member of the Executive Board

Luc Remont

49 2017 Executive Vice President, International Operations, Member of the Executive Committee

Mourad Tamoud

Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Member of the Executive Committee

Yin Zheng

Executive Vice President, China Operations, Member of the Executive Committee

Willy Kissling

75 2001 Director

Xiaoyun Ma

55 2017 Director, Employee Shareholders Representative

Patrick Montier

61 2017 Director, Employee Representative

Cecile Cabanis

47 2015 Independent Director

Antoine Gosset-Grainville

53 2012 Independent Director

Fred Kindle

60 2016 Independent Director

Linda Knoll

59 2014 Independent Director

Fleur Pellerin

46 2018 Independent Director

Anders Runevad

59 2018 Independent Director

Gregory Spierkel

61 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jean-Pascal Tricoire

Mr. Jean-Pascal Tricoire has served as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SE since April 25, 2013. He was Chairman of the Management Board, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company between 2010 and April 25, 2013. After working at Alcatel, Schlumberger and Saint Gobain in 1985 and 1986, Mr. Tricoire joined Merlin Gerin in 1986 to develop a partnership with a German company. From 1988 to 1999, he held operating positions at Schneider Electric SA in Italy (five years), China (five years) and South Africa (one year). From 1999 to 2001, he served in corporate functions as Head of Schneider Electric's Global Strategic Accounts and of the Schneider 2000+ program. From January 2002 to the end of 2003, he became Executive Vice President of the International Division. In October 2003 he was named Deputy CEO, before becoming Chairman of the Management Board of Schneider Electric SA on May 3, 2006. Mr. Tricoire is also Chairman and CEO of Schneider Electric Industries SAS, Director of DELIXI Electric Ltd, Director of Schneider Electric USA, Inc., Director and Chairman of the board of directors of Schneider Electric Asia Pacific Ltd, among others. Previously, he was Chairman of the Management Board of Schneider Electric SA, Director of NINGBO Schneider Power Distribution Apparatus Manufacturing Co. Ltd. He is a graduate from Ecole Superieure d'Electronique de l'Ouest (ESEO) in Angers and holds an MBA from E.M. Lyon.

Emmanuel Babeau

Mr. Emmanuel Babeau has served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Finance and Legal Affairs, Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SE since April 25, 2013. He began his career at Arthur Andersen in 1990. In 1993 he joined Pernod Ricard as an Internal Auditor. In 1996 he was appointed Head of the Internal Audit Department of the Treasury and Consolidation. He held several senior positions and became Vice President of Development in 2001 and was appointed Financial Director in June 2003 as CFO and then Deputy Managing Director in 2006 in charge of finance. He joined Schneider Electric as Member of the Management Board on May 3, 2009. From July 1, 2009 until 2010, he was Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board and from 2010 until April 25, 2013 he was Executive Vice President Finance, Member of the Management Board and Member of the Executive Committee. He graduated from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris - ESCP, 1989, with a degree in Finance and Accounting (DESCF). He is currently also Director of Sodexo (January 2016), Sanofi, Schneider Electric Industries SAS, AO Schneider Electric, Schneider Electric USA, Inc., Schneider Electric (China) Co. Ltd, Samos Acquisition Company Ltd, Schneider Electric Holdings Inc., and manager of SCI GETIJ, among others. He previously was Member of the management board of Schneider Electric SA; Director of Schneider Electric Taiwan, Telvent GIT SA and Transformateurs SAS, Chairman of the board of directors of Schneider Electric Services International Sprl.

Leo Apotheker

Mr. Leo Apotheker has served as Vice Chairman, Independent Lead Director of Schneider Electric SE since May 6, 2014. He was previously Independent Director from August 1, 2007. He is Chairman of the Governance and Remuneration Committee, and Member of the Digital Committee of the Company. He began his career in 1978 in management control after graduating with a BA degree in international relations and economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He then held management and executive responsibilities in several IT firms including SAP France and SAP Belgium, where he was CEO between 1988 and 1991. He was founding President and Chief Operating Officer of ECsoft. In 1995, he returned to SAP as Chairman of SAP France. After various appointments within SAP as Regional Director, he was appointed in 2002 as a member of the Executive Committee and President of Customer Solutions & Operations, then in 2007 as President CSO and Deputy CEO of SAP AG and in 2008 CEO of SAP AG. In 2010, he became CEO and President of Hewlett-Packard and served until autumn 2011. He holds a number of other positions, including Member of the Board of NICE-Systems Ltd, Chairman of the board of directors of Unit 4 NV (Netherlands), Chairman of the Supervisory board of Signavio GmbH (Germany), Director of KMD A.S. (Denmark), Director of P2 Energy Solutions (United States), Director of Taulia (United States). He previously was Manager of Efficiency Capital fund; Vice-Chairman of Schneider Electric SA’s supervisory board; member of the supervisory board of Steria, Chairman and CEO of Hewlett- Packard; member of the board of directors of Hewlett-Packard; CEO of SAP AG; non-voting member of Schneider Electric SA; Director of GTNexus (United States); member of the board of directors and the Strategy Committee of Planet Finance.

Anette Clayton

Ms. Anette K. Clayton serves as Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain; Executive Vice-President, North America Operations; Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SE. She previously worked with General Motors in senior management roles including of Saturn Corporation, Vice President of Quality for North America and Member of the North American Strategy Board. From 2006 to 2011, she worked with Dell as Vice President, Dell Americas Operations, and oversaw Dell's manufacturing and fulfillment operations in the company's Americas region. Ms. Clayton earned a Bachelor's degree in general engineering from Wright State University, a Master's degree in engineering management from the University of Dayton and completed the London Business School executive development program.

Chris Leong

Olivier Blum

Frederic Abbal

Herve Coureil

Mr. Herve Coureil serves as Executive Vice President, Digital, Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SE. He previously served as EVP Information Systems and prior to this he was Chief Financial Officer for the Critical Power and Cooling Services (CPCS) Business Unit of Schneider Electric SA, which was formed early 2007 following the acquisition of APC Corp. and its merger with MGE UPS Systems. His responsibilities in CPCS included overseeing Legal, IT and Strategy. Prior to this, Mr. Coureil served as Vice President Finance, Control and Business Development for the Asia Pacific Operating Division, since its creation in 2003. His responsibilities included setting-up finance, legal and tax processes, as well as acquisitions and partnerships. He joined Schneider Electric SA in 1993 and has held a variety of finance and business development positions, including Vice President Financial Control for the International Operating Division, corporate officer for Mergers and Acquisitions, and Financial Controller of various organizations. Mr. Coureil holds a degree in Management from Reims Management School and a degree in Business Science from ICADE Madrid, Universidad Pontificia Comillas.

Philippe Delorme

Mr. Philippe Delorme is Executive Vice President, Energy Management, Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric SE. He previously served as Executive Vice President, Low Voltage - Secure Power, Member of the Executive Committee at the company as of 2017. He previously was Executive Vice President, Building & IT; Member of the Executive Committee. He joined the Company in 1996. He held various positions in operations in the United States and in France. He started his career as a business engineer and then took a R&D management position within the Electrical Distribution division in France. He led the Electrical Network Automation business from 2000 to 2004. In August 2004, he moved to the United States to lead the Power Monitoring & Control business. From January 2008, Mr. Delorme was in charge of the company program One, which is the strategic execution plan. He is a graduate of Ecole Centrale de Paris and holds an MBA from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.

Barbara Frei

Peter Herweck

Christel Heydemann

Emmanuel Lagarrigue

Leonid Mukhamedov

Luc Remont

Mourad Tamoud

Yin Zheng

Willy Kissling

Mr. Willy R. Kissling has served as Director of Schneider Electric SE since 2001. He is Member of the Governance & Remuneration Committee, Audit and Risk Committee and Member of the Human Resources and CSR Committee of the Company. He began his career at Amiantus Corporation and then joined Rigips, a plasterboard manufacturer, in 1978. He was appointed to the Rigips Executive Committee in 1981 and subsequently became Chairman. From 1987 to 1996, Mr. Kissling served as Chairman and CEO of Landis & Gyr Corporation, a provider of services, systems and equipment for building management, electrical contracting and payment methods for payphone operators. From 1998 to 2005, he was Chairman of the board of directors of Oerlikon Buehrle Holding AG (since renamed OC Oerlikon Corp.). He has experience and recognized expertise in both CEO and director positions in multinational companies based in Switzerland, and particularly in the following fields: construction and energy management technologies (acquired as CEO of the former Landis&Gyr Ltd), information technology and vacuum processing (acquired as Chairman of Oerlikon Buehrle Ltd, which became OC Oerlikon Ltd), construction materials (Holcim Ltd, Cement, Forbo Ltd Floring, Rigips GmbH, Gypsum), packaging (Chairman of SIG Ltd) and logistics (acquired at Kuehne&Nagel Ltd). Willy R. Kissling was previously Member of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric SA and Director of Cleantech Invest AG as well as Chairman of the Board of Grand Resort Bad Ragaz AG. He holds a PhD degree in Business Administration from Universitaet Bern, and a degree from Harvard Business School.

Xiaoyun Ma

Ms. Xiaoyun Ma has served as Employee Shareholders Representative on the Board of Directors of Schneider Electric SE since April 25, 2017. She is also Member of the Human Resources and CSR committee and The Investment Committee. She is currently also Vice- Chairman of the board of directors of Schneider Electric (Xiamen) Switchgear Co., Ltd. abd Schneider Electric (Xiamen) Switchgear Equipment Co., Ltd. (China), among others. She holds China Certificate of Public Accountant, Ms. Xiaoyun Ma started her career as a finance professional at an Audit firm (PWC). She joined Schneider Electric in 1997 as the controller of Medium Voltage company in Beijing China. Since then, she has worked in many different controller and CFO positions, covering manufacturing, supply chain and front office, in the China and Asia Pacific zone, while getting a MBA from the New York University in 2004. She is currently the CFO for Schneider’s China Operations, in charge of China daily finance operations, organization simplification and internal digital transformation.

Patrick Montier

Mr. Patrick Montier has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of Schneider Electric SE since September 2017. He is also Member of the Investment Committee. He previously was Regional Chairman (Loire) of AFDET association (French Association for Technical Education Development a non- profit association as per the French Law of 1901), representative of the Central Works Council on the board of directors of Schneider Electric Industries SAS, director of CAPRA Prevoyance. He graduated from the Institute of Business Administration of the University of Nantes (France), and began his career at Schneider Electric in 1978 as a Business Engineer in the Applications and Systems Department. In 1986, he joined the Pays France organization and contributed to developing business activities in the instrumentation and automation fields and in regional marketing as project manager for launching new offers. In 1999, he was appointed regional executive of the France Training Institute in charge of relations with educational institutions (universities, engineering schools, academies). Since 2010, he has been in charge of partnerships with organizations imparting vocational training. Meanwhile, in 2003 he joined the trade union Force Ouvriere and was its Group deputy coordinator from 2010 until the end of January 2017.

Cecile Cabanis

Mrs. Cecile Cabanis has served as Independent Director of Schneider Electric SE since 2015. She also serves as Chief Finance Officer of Danone. She is Chairperson of the Audit and Risks Committee of the Company. With a degree in Engineering from Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon, Cecile Cabanis started her career in 1995 at L’Oreal in South Africa, where she occupied the positions of Logistics Manager and Management Control Manager, before moving to France where she worked as an Internal Auditor. In 2000, she then became Deputy Director of the France Telecom group’s Mergers and Acquisitions Department. In 2004, she joined Danone as Corporate Finance Director. In 2005, she was appointed Business Development Director at Danone, and in 2008 became Financial Director for Fresh Dairy Produce in the Western Europe region. In September 2010, Cecile Cabanis was appointed Financial Director for Fresh Dairy Produce. Since 2015, she has been Chief financial officer and a member of the Executive Committee of Danone. She became the Head of Information Systems and Technologies in March 2017, and she has been in charge of Cycles, Procurement and Sustainable Resources Development at Danone since October 2017. She is a member of the board of directors of Danone.

Antoine Gosset-Grainville

Mr. Antoine Gosset-Grainville has served as Independent Director of Schneider Electric SE since May 3, 2012. He has also served as Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company since May 3, 2012. He is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and holds a Masters degree in Banking from Universite Paris IX Dauphine. After graduating from Ecole Nationale d'Administration, he began his career at the Inspection Generale des Finances (1994- 1997). Then, he became Deputy General Secretary of the European Monetary Committee and later of the Economic and Financial Committee of the European Union (1997-1999). He was appointed Adviser for Economic and Monetary Affairs in the office of the European Commissioner in charge of Trade (1999-2002). He is a member of the Paris and Brussels Bars, and was a partner at the Brussels office of the Gide Loyrette Nouel law firm (2002-2007) before becoming Deputy Director in the office of Prime Minister Francois Fillon (2007-2010). He was Deputy Managing Director of the Caisse des depots et consignations from May 2010 to May 2013. In June 2013, he became Partner at BDGS Associes law firm. He is also Director of the FNAC Group and Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Compagnie des Alpes. He previously was Member of the supervisory board of Schneider Electric SA; Director of CNP Assurances and Icade; Deputy Managing Director of the Caisse des Depots et Consignations; Director of the Fonds Strategique d’Investissement, La Poste and Veolia - Transdev; Director of Dexia.

Fred Kindle

Mr. Fred Kindle has served as Independent Director of Schneider Electric SE since 2016. He is Chairman of the Investment Committee, Member of the Audit and Risks Committee, and Member of the Governance and Remuneration Committee of the Company. He holds a Masters degree in Engineering from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, and an MBA from Northwestern University. He began his career in the Marketing Department of Hilti AG in Liechtenstein from 1984 to 1986. From 1988 to 1992, he worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in New York and Zurich. He then joined Sulzer AG in Switzerland, where he held various management positions. In 1999, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Sulzer Industries and in 2001, he became CEO of Sulzer AG. After joining ABB Ltd in 2004, Fred Kindle was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the ABB group, a position which he held until 2008. He then became a partner at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLP, a private equity fund based in London and New York. He is now an independent consultant and director at several companies.

Linda Knoll

Ms. Linda I. Knoll has served as Independent Director of Schneider Electric SE since 2014. She is Chairman of the Human Resources and CSR Committee, and Member of the Governance & Remunerations Committee of the Company. She is also Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Group Executive Council of CNH Industrial N.V. (the Netherlands), Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Group Executive Council of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (the Netherlands). She previously was Interim President of CNH Parts & Service. Linda Knoll holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University. After a career in the land systems division of General Dynamics, Ms. Knoll joined CNH Industrial in 1994 (Case Corporation at the time). She held various positions there, culminating in her appointment to multiple senior management positions. In 1999, Ms. Knoll became Vice-President and General Manager of the Group’s Crop Production Global Product Line. From 2003 to 2005, she was Vice-President for North America Agricultural Industrial Operations. She then served as Vice-President for Worldwide Agricultural Manufacturing until 2007, managing 20 plants in 10 countries, before being appointed Executive Vice- President for Development of Agricultural Products. From 2007 to 2011, she represented CNH as a board member for the National Association of Manufacturers. Ms. Knoll was appointed CHRO in CNH Industrial and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in 2007 and 2011 respectively.

Fleur Pellerin

Ms. Fleur Pellerin has been appointed Independent Director of Schneider Electric SE since April 24, 2018. She was a magistrate at the Court of Auditors for 13 years before her appointment as a Minister by the government from 2012 to 2016. After she resigned from public service, in September 2016 she launched the investment fund Korelya Capital with EUR200 million in funding, supporting investments of technology start-ups in France and in Europe. She is graduate of ESSEC, Sciences-Po and ENA.

Anders Runevad

Mr. Anders Runevad has been appointed Independent Director of Schneider Electric SE since April 24, 2018. He is Member of company's Investment Committee. He joined Ericsson in 1984 as a Design Engineer before assuming roles in R&D, Product Management, Marketing and Sales in Sweden and abroad (Singapore and the U.S.). He then held various management positions at Ericsson in different countries (Sweden, Singapore, US, Brazil and UK). In 1998 he was appointed President Ericsson Singapore. From 2000 to 2004 he served as Vice-president Sales and Marketing, Ericsson Mobile Communications AB. In 2004 he was appointed President of Ericsson Brazil, where he was responsible for Ericsson’s overall telecommunications infrastructure and service business. From 2007 until 2010 he served as Executive Vice-president, and director of the board at Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB. He then became President of Western & Central Europe at Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (public company) in 2010. In 2013, he left Ericsson to join Vestas Wind Systems A/S as Chief Executive Officer and Group President, a position he still holds. He also serves as a Director of Nilfisk Holding A/S.

Gregory Spierkel

Mr. Gregory M. (Greg) Spierkel has served as Independent Director of Schneider Electric SE since June 2015. He is Member of the Governance and Remuneration Committee, Member of the Investment Committee and Chairman of the Digital Committee of the Company. He also serves as Director of MGM Resorts International (member of the Audit and Compensation Committees) and Director of PACCAR Inc. (Chairman of the Compensation Committee and member of the Audit Committee) as well as Member of McLaren Advisory Group (McLaren Technology Group). He previously was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ingram Micro Inc.; President, Worldwide of Ingram Micro Inc.; Director of Ingram Micro Inc. Mr. Spierkel holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Carleton University (Ottawa) and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Georgetown University. He also attended the Advanced Manufacturing program at INSEAD. Mr. Spierkel began his career working for Bell Canada in sales and product development, followed by a period with Nortel Inc. in market research. For four years, he served as Managing Director of Mitel Telecom with responsibilities over Europe and Asia. He then spent five years at Mitel Corp where he served as President of North America and President of Global Sales and Marketing. In August 1997, he joined Ingram Micro as a Senior Vice-President and Chairman of Ingram Micro Asia-Pacific. In June 1999, he was appointed as Executive Vice-President and Chairman of Ingram Micro Europe, where he led the transformation of the region into a best-in-class performer, delivering sales and operating margins at historic highs. He was promoted to Chairman of the Ingram Micro Inc. group in 2004, before assuming the role of Chairman and CEO of Ingram Micro Inc. in 2005. He retained this position, and his seat on the board of directors, until his departure in 2012. Since 2012, Mr. Spierkel has been providing advisory and consulting services to private equity firms with investments in the information technology sector.